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gray-headed

or grey-head·ed

[grey-hed-id]
adjective
  1. having gray hair.
  2. of or relating to old age or old people.
  3. old.
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Origin of gray-headed

First recorded in 1525–35
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for gray-headed

Historical Examples of gray-headed

  • It was the gray-headed man with the glasses and the kindly look about the eyes.

    Way of the Lawless

    Max Brand

  • I've been carrying that mortgage for so long it's gray-headed.

    Cap'n Eri

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln

  • You could talk to me till you was gray-headed, and I'd just laugh.

    Pathfinder

    Alan Douglas

  • That gray-headed man, how many times has he provoked the Most High!

    Talks To Farmers

    Charles Haddon Spurgeon

  • These gray-headed men were expected to have been present on this occasion, but were not.

    Mary and I

    Stephen Return Riggs